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They weren't camping out for raffles tickets. I'd suspect "Sneakernews" would know the difference.

6 days, 11 hours ago on Raffle Tickets For Upcoming Legend Blue 11s Causes Mayhem

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These will cost a pretty penny huh?

1 month ago on Nike Free Inneva Tech

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Would like to see this sneaker on feet without seeing ankles at least one time.

1 month, 1 week ago on adidas Originals Tubular “Grey”

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I prefer Jumpman logos on basketball sneakers only.

1 month, 1 week ago on A Detailed Look at the Nike Zoom Vapor Tour AJ3 “Black/Cement”

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Not bad...

1 month, 2 weeks ago on 24 Kilates x Diadora N.9000 “Sol”

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They'll probably be priced like Y-3's or some other high-end designer sneaker.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Is this the Kanye West x adidas Yeezi?

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Kanye usually rocks his signatures months in advance before they hit retail. I'm still skeptical these will even release this year because he hasn't maximized the hype for his Adidas signatures like he'd done when he was with Nike. Until he is seen with his signatures on feet in several pap photos with crazy fits, I don't think these are dropping in the near future.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Is this the Kanye West x adidas Yeezi?

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Not as much as I was expecting them to be. I only seen like two pair I'd get anyway. $400 for J's over a 3 month period won't make or break me.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Air Jordan Retro Remastered Pricing

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Orion 2.0

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Air Jordan 7 – White – Blue – Multi-Color

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Wake me when Black Friday rolls around.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Jordan “Slam Dunk” Pack – Arriving at Retailers

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@King_David5 Materias used, no green and the details.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Jordan “Slam Dunk” Pack – Arriving at Retailers

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Just in time for little league basketball.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Nike KD 7 GS – Purple – Bleached Turquoise – Hyper Grape – Magnet Grey

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Nike doing their best to avoid the fiasco that was the LeBron XI. Him opting to play in the Soldiers rather than the XI was not a good look, especially considering he was doing so due to comfort.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Nike LeBron 12 Release Delayed

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So they're no longer calling it Green Glow?

2 months ago on Nike Air Trainer ’91 – Black – Hyper Turquoise – Anthracite

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Look better than the Wheat Foams.

2 months ago on Nike Air Max 1 “Wheat”

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T-Raww getting a lil' chubby.

2 months ago on Tyga Previews Collaboration with LA Gear

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I got a chance to lock my pair down early and they came in yesterday. These are too nice! Instant rotation status.

2 months ago on Nike Air Max Penny “96 All-Star” – Arriving at Retailers

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@ChristCutlass  Most major retailers will get them. As for Sneaker Politics, they are legit. They've been clutch a time or two.

2 months ago on Nike Air Max Penny “96 All-Star” – Arriving at Retailers

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@Tjc4481 Is there suppose to be something different?

2 months ago on Nike Air Max Penny “96 All-Star” – Arriving at Retailers

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Every time I heard the words "Michael Jordan's wife" together I immediately think of Juanita. Sorry Mike, I know you've moved. It's about time I did the same.

2 months ago on Air Jordan 11 GS for Michael Jordan’s Wife

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@FutureTomorrow_ It had nothing to do with plenty being made for everyone. It has actually been proven that Nike/JB actually produced more sneakers per release than they did 10+ years ago. 


Nike/JB catered their production to a niche market as sneakers and the idea of being a sneaker head was not nearly as popular as it is now. The marketing focus was still driven towards the athlete by the athlete and the casual wearers were not seen as valuable enough of a money grab as they have now because a great percentage of those who did wear sneakers casually usually didn't buy $100+ sneakers anyway; and if they did, not several pair.


Fast forward to present day and sneakers now have become an essential fashion component, especially "heat." The "sneaker head/hipster" has become a very dominant culture and may even be the most dominant pop culture as we speak. Along with it comes the increased demand for highly sought after sneakers so people can play the part. 

2 months, 1 week ago on Twitter Conversations: Are Nikestore Restocks Pointless?

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I've always wondered if PE retros for Jordan Brand signees have more advanced construction and technology than the general release retail pairs? Because from my experiences playing in the recent renditions of Jordan retros cannot be considered reliable for the overall health and well-being of a million dollar athlete.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Jabari Parker’s Air Jordan 12 “Milwaukee Bucks” PE

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Trying to picture these on Pippen's feet and I just can't get a proper visual. Doesn't look a shoe he would've worn back in the day.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Nike Air Pippen 6 – White – Purple

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Some of them are nice. Don't see them replacing anything in my usual boot rotation though. If I ever go to the Alps I'll consider a pair of these.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Nike Sportswear Holiday 2014 Sneakerboot Collection

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4's looking good. Really the only thing on my radar. I also heard the Chicago 1's will be remastering in OG form as well. Those will be a definite cop for sure.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Jordan Brand Introduces The 20 Retro, “Double Nickel”, and More For Spring 2015

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Definitely looks like a 90's throwback sneaker. Not too sure if that is a good thing in this regard though.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Air Pippen 6 “Bulls”

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Price tag will be "Your first born."

2 months, 3 weeks ago on “Snakeskin” Nike Kobe 9 Elite

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Going down October 25th!

3 months ago on Nike Air Max Penny – Black – Royal – White

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@hrbomber1113 The article never stated that this sneaker wasn't an OG colorway. I'm sure they knew that. They used the term "away" as a means to signify or suggest an unofficial tag for the sneaker and you went in. 


3 months ago on Nike Air Max Penny – Black – Royal – White

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After October 25th and Black Friday I'm calling it a wrap for 2014.

3 months ago on Nike Air Max Penny – Black – Royal – White

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Not a true "remaster" unless they are a 1:1 version of its predecessor. That means "Nike Air" on the heel if applicable.

3 months ago on Air Jordan 5 “White/Metallic” To Be Remastered in 2015?

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@NoahMcnasty  He got that Jamie Foxx treatment.

3 months ago on Nike and LeBron James Unveil the LeBron 12

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The red joints will go fast.

3 months ago on Pharrell Williams x adidas Consortium Stan Smith “Solid Pack”

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San Antonio Spurs influenced?

3 months ago on Nike Kobe 9 EM “Dusty Cactus”

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The "Sidney Deane's" Lol. Not the exact colorway I believe.

3 months, 1 week ago on Nike Air Flight Lite “White Men Can’t Jump” Returning Holiday 2014

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I actually like them but not for $125. If they dropped below a $100 I'd scoop them up but probably won't sit long enough for a discount.

3 months, 1 week ago on Nike KD 7 NSW Lifestyle – Release Date

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@CharlieWuhlf  Lawsuit status

3 months, 1 week ago on Nike KD 7 NSW Lifestyle – Release Date

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Looks great for Fall casual wear.

3 months, 1 week ago on J.Crew x New Balance 998 “Concrete Jungle”

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Perfect for the Fall and Winter. Men sizes please!

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Nike Air Max 1 GS “Triple Black”

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Not to mention Crabtree is a Dallas native and has admitted to growing up as a Cowboy fan.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Air Jordan 6 “Cowboys” Cleat Customs for Michael Crabtree

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Levi's and Sneakernews seen an opportunity to cross promote. Can't blame Sneakernews for jumping on it. I don't feel like Sneakernews watered down their brand by doing this. As long as this sneaker blog doesn't transition into a full-time fashion blog I'm cool with it.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on The Perfect Pair: How To Match Levi’s Jeans With Your Sneakers

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@TheMegatronDon  This really Just Blaze speaking???

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Just Blaze’s Air Jordan Sneaker Rotation For Fall 2014

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His art work brings back childhood memories.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Keith Haring x Reebok Classic “Crack is Wack” Collection

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Patiently waiting for the bubble to pop in the sneaker industry.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Sights From The Jordan Brand Retro Remaster Showcase

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So with this new deal place standard edition KD's should be hitting the $200 mark any time now. I know he has always vowed to keep his signature sneakers "affordable" but its pretty much a given that the retail value of his sneakers will significantly increase more than they initially would have anyway. I also wonder what kind of precedent does this set for other superstar athletes on Nike's roster when they become apparel brand free agents.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Easy Money: Kevin Durant Stays With Nike

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Black Infrared 6's. That is all.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Jordan Brand Holiday 2014 Preview

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Well said @HeroinSoap. It's no secret Under Armour's bread is buttered on the football side of things and it's football merchandising will be carrying the weight for sometime now. Their equipment tech and performance wear is second to none right now.

This all boils down to a "risk" by Under Armour to push it's basketball branding to another level, one that could possibly rival it's football department. If you guys think this is all about shoes you're are sadly mistaking. It's about tech wear in general, a market that UA has been largely successful in.

3 months, 4 weeks ago on Jay-Z Gives Nike A Deadline To Match Under Armour’s Offer To Kevin Durant

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These would be so much better if only they would've dialed back on the Supreme branding.

3 months, 4 weeks ago on Supreme x fragment design x Nike All Court – Unreleased Sample

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Don't really care much for "sneaker legacies" and think they are vastly overrated. I hope Durant makes the best decision for him without factoring in a "sneaker legacy."

4 months ago on Under Armour Reportedly Offered Kevin Durant Up To $285 Million

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